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Winter Headlines and Criteria
Winter Storm Watch 6inches/12hours or 8inches/24hours possible
Winter Storm Warning 6inches/12hours or 8inches/24hours imminent
Blizzard Watch Heavy snow / Winds>35kts(3hrs) / Vis<1/4mile(3hrs)
Blizzard Warning Heavy snow / Winds>35kts(3hrs) / Vis<1/4mile(3hrs)
Winter Weather Advisory 3inches/12hours / Blowing & Drifting snow
Ice Storm Warning Ice accumulation >= 0.25 inches
Freezing Rain Advisory Any ice accumulation < 0.25 inches
Wind Chill Watch Indices <= -25F possible
Wind Chill Warning Indices <= -25F imminent
Wind Chill Advisory Indices -10F to -24F
Lake Effect Snow Watch (3 counties) 6inches/12hours or 8inches/24hours possible
Lake Effect Snow Warning (3 counties) 6inches/12hours or 8inches/24hours imminent
Lake Effect Snow Advisory (3 counties) 3inches/12hours
 

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